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Accident
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Datum:Samstag 10 Juli 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-23801
Werknummer: 9663
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Alliance AAF, NE (AIA/KAIA), USA
Flug nach:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL/KSZL), USA
Unfallbericht:
While attempting to land on runway 31 the left wing fell off to the left from a height of about 50 ft. The C-47 cartwheeled and burst into flames.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 2: July 1943-July 1944 / Anthony J. Mireles


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Distance from Alliance AAF, NE to Sedalia Army Air Field, MO as the crow flies is 860 km (537 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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